The definition of attraction is the act of enticing someone or something or a person or thing that entices.noun
- Two people who are drawn to each others looks are an example of people experiencing an attraction.
- A ride at an amusement park is an example of an attraction.
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- the act of attracting or condition of being attracted
- power to attract; charm or fascination
- anything that attracts or is meant to attract: “coming attractions” at the movies
- Physics the mutual action by which bodies or particles of matter tend to draw together or cohere
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- The act or capability of attracting.
- The quality of attracting; charm.
- a. A feature or characteristic that attracts.b. A person, place, thing, or event that is intended to attract: The main attraction was a Charlie Chaplin film.
- a. The electric or magnetic force exerted by oppositely charged particles, tending to draw or hold the particles together.b. The gravitational force exerted by one body on another.
attraction - Medical Definition
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A force acting mutually between particles of matter to draw them together and to resist their separation.